Category Archives: Event Prep

Passport to Knowledge

Sometimes students don’t even realize how much information about a previously unknown topic they have absorbed over the course of 10 weeks. It is important to remind them of this fact and encourage them to spread their knowledge to others at the WOW! A great way to encourage all students in participation is to provide them with a WOW! Passport. Continue reading

Posted in Event Prep, Get Ready for WOW!, Teaching Tools | Comments Off

Creating a Presentation Board

You probably remember making presentation boards for your science fair. You probably also remember disliking the process and maybe even waiting until the night before the due date. Let’s throw those old memories away and start you apprentices on a fresh start with presentation boards. There doesn’t need to be a huge stigma with putting together a presentation board. Continue reading

Posted in Event Prep, Get Ready for WOW!, Teaching Tools | Comments Off

Keep Students Busy at the WOW!

Assigning student roles is one of the most important things you can prepare leading up to the WOW! If you give them a task on which the performance depends, and they know it, you’ll likely get the best out of your students because you expected the best. Continue reading

Posted in Event Prep, Get Ready for WOW!, Teaching Tools | Comments Off

Expect the Best at Your WOW!

You’ve worked hard; the students have, too. You have exposed them to new ideas, skills, concepts, and opinions. Hold the students to high expectations and they will step up to the challenge. Here is a checklist to distribute and discuss to prepare them for their big night! Continue reading

Posted in Event Prep, Get Ready for WOW!, Teaching Tools | Comments Off

Combating WOW! Anxiety for Students

As the WOW! draws closer students may start exhibiting new behaviors; most likely related to developing nerves for the WOW! Below are some behaviors you might see and strategies for combating student uncertainty. Continue reading

Posted in Event Prep, Get Ready for WOW!, Teaching Tools | Comments Off